Cathie Tasker


Fiction Specialist: Once a publisher/editor, Cathie Tasker has edited and commissioned nearly 800 books and now works as a teacher for the Australian Writers Centre. She’s passionate about books, reading and online learning. Cathie has worked with Australia’s leading trade and children’s book publishers — Harper Collins Publishers, Scholastic Australia and Koala Books. She judges literary awards for fun, and has worked with the CBCA, the Aurealis Awards and others.

Type of editing: Structural editing and manuscript assessments. Areas of interest: Fiction — genre fiction and children’s books. Mentoring.